Mar 252017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: intel; CNN story; loss;
  • Reliable Sources: Trump falsehoods; Trump lies; FNC bias; right-wing media.
  • The Sky News angle to the Nap flap.  Today’s conspiracy.  Sunday talkers.
  • Time after time.  Q&A: Zeke Emanuel on joining Fox.  David Gergen in DC.
  • Tucker videos: on undue government spying.
  • NY Times: 18 hours of FNC…a ‘message of fear’ vs ‘evenhanded’ Shep Smith.

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Mar 222017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Farhi: Shep Smith doing ‘cleanup’ at Fox.  First 100 town hall tonight.
  • ‘Bitch’ Nicole Lapin resurfaces.  Ainsley Earhardt makes book:
  • Q&A: Reza AslanJoe and Mika open up about Trump, Kellyanne, etc.
  • Ellison: Something’s brewing at Fox News…it must be another ‘civil war’!
  • Arianna Huffington rips CNN.  Clarissa Ward honored by Overseas Press.
  • Videos: on Gorsuch; concerns about Comey.

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Mar 172017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Watters asks Trump whom he’d fire: Schumer, Baldwin, or Zucker?
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Smith keeps Judge Nap at arm’s length; TCG: Shep’s strange disclaimer.
  • Perino: How I reset my heart after the election…my visit to Mercy Ships.
  • Videos: on the tax leak; Tucker vs
  • CNN ‘pointed gun’ story rebutted by both Hannity and Juan. Sean erupts.
  • Terms of Megyn Kelly’s Fox exit still unsettled.  Hibbs: Megyn comes home.
Mar 152017
 
  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld and the panel on
  • Steve Hilton gets Sunday night hour on Fox News: The Next Revolution.
  • Concha:  Maddow hands Trump ‘fake news’ ammo as social media jeer.
  • Somerby: Self-adoring circus clown starts media stampede over nothing.
  • Slate: Overhyped; Esquire: A nothingburger; Wrap: Will viewers defect?
  • Video: Kurtz on Maddow Wemple: Fox can’t handle her scoop.
  • AP: Bait and switch; Caller: Humiliating debacle; CNBC: A win for Trump.
  • Maddow ‘scoop‘, first reactions: Overhypedoverhyped…and overhyped.
  • Controversy swirls around Tucker Carlson segment involving Chatham, NJ.
  • Moscow slams ‘odious’ CNN Russia special.  Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Tucker videos: How in the 2016 election; analyzes.
  • Willow Bay resurfaces.   Big news for Ayman Mohyeldin.   Eagle trips up Shep.
Mar 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Misstatements, omissions…and another ‘Maddow edit‘.
  • Kurtz: It’s time for Maddow, Coop et al to come out of denial.
  • The POTUS media diet: CNN and Fox News…MSNBC not so much.
  • Factor video: on facts, speculation, and credulity.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly tired of hard news, wants to be ‘the next Oprah‘.
  • Tucker: the Socrates of our time.  Ed Davis: new FNC security analyst.
  • Wemple enthralled by Shep outburst.   Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Zucker play: CNN show features A.I. sex dolls and romance with robots.
Mar 022017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Why Shannon Bream loves covering the Supreme Court.
  • FTV Live: Sour Lemon; no news is good news…at the YMCA.
  • Katy Tur: I’m not a Trump critic, I’m a journalist.  Katy does a one-eighty.
  • Folkenflik:  Despite attacks and snubs, CNN ‘reclaims its newsy mission‘.
  • Concha: Despite negative media Trump polling well; CNN’s Trump ticker.
  • Ana Cabrera named weekend anchor.  Shep vs Trump fans.  Crisis averted.
  • Tucker videos: Dem in Trump speech; freed
Feb 232017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos:  remember Alan Colmes.
  • R.I.P.: Alan Colmes.  Friends and colleagues react.  Video: Alan
  • Somerby: Maddow rewrites history in another fake pseudo-confession.
  • Veritas releases CNN audio bomb.  Gold: falls flat;  Borchers: overrated.
  • Rothstein: Wimpy Wemple whines about Coppins’ Tucker Carlson piece.
  • Coppins: Tucker’s hour is provocative, cringe-inducing, terrific television.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson/Sean Hannity (tie) 1-2/2.
  • Chris Matthews ‘blown away‘ that Hollywood isn’t about glamour or looks.
  • Another CNN town hall: McCain/Graham.  Hogue: Bob Beckel unrepentant.
  • Cover/Line blends politics, pop culture.   Rowley: CNN’s fake diabetes news.
  • Tucker video: Ex-CIA operative fears a is ‘out of control’.
  • Rothstein: CNN throws mud at James O’Keefe ahead of imminent ‘audio bomb’.
  • Conservative ‘provocateur’ targets CNN with release of secretly recorded audio.
Feb 172017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Ed Henry-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Big-league ratings for Trump’s presser; FNC tops totals and demo.
  • Gardner: Ruling in CNN case makes defamation suits much easier.
  • Concha: Media miss big story. Wemple laments Trump viewing habits.
  • CNN reporter compares Trump to Hitler as her boss buys Obama pics.
  • F&F‘s Heather Nauert in talks for State Department spokesperson role.
  • FTV: Unlike CNN, Shepard Smith wasn’t mean spirited…he was honest.
  • Borchers: Trump attacks on the press raise eyebrows ‘even’ at Fox News.
  • Zurawik: MSNBC is transitioning toward less ideology, more journalism.
  • Video: Ed Henry asks to dissect Trump’s media critiques.
  • The Cable Game: No laughing matter.  Zucker: Trump attacks don’t hurt CNN.
Feb 042017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Brady’s
  • Reliable Sources videos: Evan McMullin; leaks; pattern of lying; Michael Wolff.
  • Michael Wolff tells Brian Stelter, you’re becoming ‘quite a ridiculous figure.’
  • Video: Shep and Chris Wallace  Ad rates jump with Trump.
  • Fake news: MSNBC airs Indian buffalo hunt story they knew wasn’t true.
  • Concha: Media reaction to immigration orders is out of touch with voters.
  • Questioner at CNN Pelosi town hall told to ask softball, disobeyed orders.
  • Shoe, meet other foot: Pence unavailable to CNN.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: media;
Feb 012017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Trump/O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • De Moraes: Make room for Megyn, Tamron Hall is leaving (MS)NBC.
  • Impartial MSNBC anchor warns Senate not to adopt ‘nuclear option’.
  • Q&A: Bill Hemmer discusses Fox’s ratings bonanza, Trump, and more.
  • Zucker play: Some people wrote ‘resist’ in the sand, and CNN is on it!
  • Flood: What’s in store for the most watched female in all cable news?
  • Videos: Tucker talks to has with Rep Swallwell.
  • Zucker punch: CNN’s ‘constant BS’ makes them their own worst enemy.
  • White House not providing surrogates for CNN shows. FlashbackUpdate.
  • Zurawik: Why Poppy’s a primo pick.  Farhi: How Katy Tur became a ‘star’.
  • CNN producer subjected to additional screening, sues Homeland Security.
  • In ‘sea of opinion’, Shep stands out.  Q&A: Janice Dean.  FNC corrects tweet.
Jan 172017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity-Eric O’Bolling 1-2-3.
  • Video: Judge Napolitano tells Shep about his
  • Out# video: Are the boycotting Dems actually
  • Super Bowl on Fox means O’Reilly to interview Trump.  Instant O’Whine.
  • Video: Tucker grills DNC contender  Bret Baier in Naples.
  • The Cable Game: CNN rallies to Jim Acosta’s defense, but there’s a catch.
  • CNN signs contributors David Fahrenthold et al.   Will AT&T sell off CNN?
  • Rothstein: Stelter bullied on twitter, seeks pity.  CNN wins award for beer.
  • CNN previews comedy series at Sundance fest.  Cablers converge in Davos.
  • Maddow to reinvent her show for the Trump era.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
Dec 072016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly, Hannity-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • Shepard Smith video: Shep and The Greatest Generation.
  • Cable newsers dominate Mediaite ‘most influential’ list.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • Chris Wallace snags first Trump Sunday show interview.   Stossel ending.
  • Tucker Carlson joins Hannity, O’Reilly in the Erik Wemple Hall of Shame.
  • Tucker video: Why did NYT editor of reporters’ bias?
  • Christi Paul opens up about domestic abuse.  Daily Show video: Van Jones.
  • Megyn Kelly tells NPR we’re in a ‘dangerous phase‘ right now (v/Mediaite).
  • Katz: Fox News ratings romp continues.  Concha: FNC tripling MSNBCNN.
  • Rothstein: Mika Brzezinski’s ‘feminine mystique‘.  Steve Kornacki at UMass.
Nov 162016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Megyn Kelly gets candid about Ailes, Trump, feminism, and more.
  • Video: Megyn about childhood bullying, attacks by Trump.
  • Concha: Media erupt when not invited to Trump family dinner.  Flashback.
  • Stelter slams ‘fake news’, while relying on sources notorious for fake news.
  • Videos: Megyn Kelly on CBS This Morning, with Savannah Guthrie on Today.
  • Q&A: Megyn Kelly on Trump’s ‘relentless campaign‘ targeting her and FNC.
  • Concha: Breitbart preps media lawsuit;  O’Brien: Could the target be CNN?
  • Kelly File video: Trump’s digital guru says they would win.
  • TMZ’s Harvey Levin to host special OBJECTified: Donald Trump on Fox News.
  • Q&A: Howard Kurtz on how he foresaw Trump win.  Alex Wagner resurfaces.
  • Somerby: Lawrence O’Donnell tops cable for ‘crazily bogus prognostications‘.
  • What Wemple has in common with Media Matters, Vox, etc; today’s O’Whine.
  • Factor video: O’Reilly uses to defend loyalty to Fox; Imus update.
Oct 282016
 
Oct 172016
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Sean Hannity-Rachel Maddow-Coop 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Chris Stirewalt is Outnumbered
  • Shepard Smith opens up about Roger Ailes, Fox News, and much more.
  • Concha: CNN refusal to investigate Brazile leak exemplifies rampant bias.
  • Genius CNN anchor: It is illegal for the public to look at Wikileaks emails!
  • Working without a net: Ashleigh Banfield‘s new show is unscripted and live.
  • Videos: preps for debate; Bret Baier talks Trump, tv…and golf.